Day: October 15, 2021

Motorcycle rider in severe condition following crash in southwest Oklahoma City

CORRECTION: The police officer actually told KFOR that the motorcycle rider is in severe condition. The article previously reported that he was in critical condition.

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A person riding a motorcycle is in critical condition in an Oklahoma City hospital following a crash in the city’s southwest area Thursday night.

The crash occurred at around 7:42 p.m. in the area of Southwest 44th Street and Council Road.

An Oklahoma City Police Department officer told KFOR that a pickup was heading southbound on Council, driving through a greenlight. The officer said the person on the motorcycle was heading west on SW 44th and appeared to have ran a red light. The pickup and the motorcycle crashed inside the intersection.

The rider of the motorcycle is stable,

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Driver does dangerous move with motorcycle near gas pumps, speeds off

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – The Lincoln Police Department arrested a man this week they say was doing a dangerous maneuver with his motorcycle at a gas station last month and then sped away from officers.

On September 11th, around 11 p.m., officers were dispatched to the EZ Go, off 25th and E Streets, to clear the parking lot with loitering people and cars.

LPD said when responding officers got there, they saw a black 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle doing a burnout with a high rev engine.

Police said because this is a dangerous maneuver and it was being done in close proximity to people and gas pumps, the officer tried contacting the driver by using the overhead lights on the cruiser.

According to police, the driver looked at the officer and then sped off. Police said the officer identified the driver as a 24-year-old man and issued a local broadcast for

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Pagans motorcycle leader sentenced for illegally having gun

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New York man characterized as a leader of the Pagans motorcycle gang was sentenced to 33 months, or more than two and a half years, in prison on Thursday for illegal gun possession.

The U.S. attorney’s office in Newark described Keith Richter, 62, as the national president of the Pagans Motorcycle Club, a group formed in the late 1950s that federal law enforcement considers to be a gang engaged in violent crime and trafficking drugs and weapons.

According to a criminal complaint, Richter traveled from his home on Long Island to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in February to attend a party. Acting on information that Richter was in possession of a firearm, law enforcement pulled over the car in East Windsor, New Jersey, as he was returning and discovered a loaded Ruger handgun in the car.

Richter pleaded guilty in July to possession of a firearm by

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